Today's News

  • Leopold church picnic Sunday

    LEOPOLD – St. Augustine’s Catholic Church will have its annual picnic from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the church.
    Mass is set for 10:30 a.m. and parking will be available for the handicapped. There will be quilts, a quilt raffle, silent auction, country store, bingo, ice cream, games for young and old, baked goods and a grand raffle of 60 prizes totaling $2,750.
    Family style chicken dinners will be served in the air-conditioned dining room. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children. Carry-outs will be available.

  • Church News, July 28

    Vacation Bible school continues at Nazarene church
    TELL CITY – Church of the Nazarene at 17 Lausanne Court, will continue their annual vacation Bible school today and Friday from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
    This year’s theme will be Hometown Nazareth-Jesus as a kid for ages 3 through fifth grade.
    For more information contact the church at 547-2687, Joe Butler at 547-3847 or Lisa Peter at (812) 719-2533.

  • Community events, July 28

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • Silly Safari to present program Aug. 10

    TELL CITY – Silly Safari’s “Amazon John” will visit the Tell City-Perry County Public Library Aug. 10 to present a patriotic show, “Yacky Doodle Dandy – All American Animals.”
    Children will enjoy the “close-up connections” with Amazon John’s unusual critters and the stories that accompany each one, library staff said.
    Parents and children are encouraged to arrive early for best seating.
    The show will begin at 6 p.m. and is being sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

  • Benefit for Jennifer Reed Saturday

    DERBY – A benefit will be at noon Saturday at the Derby Tavern for Jennifer Reed.
    Reed is currently battling Ewing’s Sarcoma, a malignant round-cell tumor. It is a rare disease in which cancer cells are found in the bone or in soft tissue.
    Activities during the event will include a cornhole tourney at 1 p.m. Entry fee is $10 per person and all those participating are asked to register by 12:30 p.m. Half-pot drawings will be held every hour and a silent auction will be held with bids closing at 8 p.m.

  • Johnson named to dean’s list

    NEW ALBANY – In recognition of her outstanding academic achievement, Kailey A. Johnson has been named to Indiana University Southeast spring 2011 dean’s list.

    Eligibility for the dean’s list is reserved for those students who complete at least 12 graded credit hours in a semester, earning at least a 3.7 grade-point average.

  • Hilgenhold competes in pageant in Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS – Ava Nicole Hilgenhold recently competed in the National American Miss Pageant in Indianapolis, where she earned the following awards: a portfolio award for being photogenic; a Spirit of America award for participating in special categories; third runner up in the acting category, where she performed a commercial; a trophy for being a state finalist and ribbons for community service and resumé writing.

  • Births, July 28

    Grant Joseph Carroll
    David and Melissa Carroll of Hawesville, Ky., announce the birth of their son, Grant Joseph Carroll, Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at the Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 191⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Carroll is the former Melissa Peter. Grant has one older brother, Matthew, 4.
    Grandparents are Joe and Claudina Peter of Tell City and Mike and Debby Carroll of Hawesville.
    Great-grandparent is Anna Belle Johnston of Lewisport, Ky.

  • Ward – Lassaline

    Mendy Ward and Erik Lassaline were united in marriage during an afternoon garden ceremony Saturday, June 25, 2011, at 28 Luzern Lane, Tell City.

    The bride is the daughter of David and Pat Reed of Cannelton. Mr. Lassaline is the son of Craig and Margaret Lassaline of Tell City.
    The bride was given away by her children, Seth and Haley Ward, in the double-ring ceremony officiated by Judge Lucy Goffinet.
    Haley Ward of Tell City, the bride’s daughter, was chosen as maid of honor.

  • Larry and Margaret Schank

    Larry and Margaret (May) Schank celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 2, 2011, at the Tell City American Legion with many friends and relatives in attendance.

    The couple were married July 4, 1961, at St. Michael Catholic Church in Cannelton.
    They have two children, Brian Schank and his wife, Becky, of Cannelton and Julia Schank Kunkler and her husband, Bill, of Evansville. The couple also has six grandchildren, Eric and Clinton Schank, and Michaela, Jonah, Levi and Caleb Kunkler.